Travel Blogs from Thailand

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Funky moped, Koh Samui, Thailand travel blog

Funky moped

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... along the beach front I had seen pretty much all there was on Bo Phut so I rented a moped to see a bit more of Thailand's third largest island. At 150B for 24 hours rental this is the cheapest and most practical way to get around as there are no ...

Making the Best of a Bad Situation, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Making the Best of a Bad Situation

A travel blog entry by danblank

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... just to hit every corner of one of these places, and that allows for only minimal window shopping. The beautiful thing about Thailand, though, is it's dirt cheap, almost ridiculously so. I'm paying $10 for accommodation -- relatively steep -- but I ...

On Meeting With the Village People, Chiang Rai, Thailand travel blog

On Meeting With the Village People

A travel blog entry by adamandeva

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... discount price of $45 per person (but drinks and elephant rides were extra). We were picked up by a typically bizarre Thailand transport vehicle called a songthaew. Two other people were to accompany us on our journey into the hills. We arrived at ...

Back into Thailand - Games of Thrones Day, Chiang Khong, Thailand travel blog

Back into Thailand - Games of Thrones Day

A travel blog entry by antony-michelle

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Tuesday - Today was the day we returned to Thailand. We did this by boarding the long boat once again, this time for 11 hours, at 6am in the morning. Can't say I slept too well at the home stay, Shell described it as a mattress but I'd say mine was more ...

Birth on 2nd, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Birth on 2nd

A travel blog entry by paul

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"There was an old owl who lived in a tree, the more he heard the less he spoke, the less he spoke the more he heard, why aren't we like that wise old bird?" ------------------------------------------------------------ ------------ On 1 March ...

Wed 12 March 2551, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Wed 12 March 2551

A travel blog entry by paul

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"There is nothing like a newborn baby to renew your spirit - and to buttress your resolve to make the world a better place." Virginia Kelley ------------------------------------------------------------ ------------------ Hi - All is OK here. ...

Wat a lot of wats, Ayuthya, Thailand travel blog

Wat a lot of wats

A travel blog entry by wordsworths

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... and food like on a plane, very different to our last example of Thai public transport. Ayuthya used to be the capital of Thailand in the 14th century until the Burmese invaded it (are you impressed with my knowledge??) and is full of ruins of temples ...

Doi Suthep- Part XI: Floating Then Falling, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Doi Suthep- Part XI: Floating Then Falling

A travel blog entry by oriolesman

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After two weeks at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, I was finally making serious progress.  My sessions now consisted of fifty minutes of walking followed immediately by fifty minutes of sitting, but the time seemed to just fly by.  When I ...

Chiang Rai - Thailand Final Thoughts, Chiang Rai, Thailand travel blog

Chiang Rai - Thailand Final Thoughts

A travel blog entry by faff

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... is so cheap and is a great why to get around. If you own one of these bikes you will never walk anywhere again. - North Thailand is much more about nature, culture and taking it easy. - South Thailand is beach, party and fun. - Should have gone to Ko ...

Sleep over in Pak Bara, Pak Barra, Thailand travel blog

Sleep over in Pak Bara

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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Friends and family in Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Friends and family in Bangkok

A travel blog entry by coopertrooper

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We get into Bangkok in the early hours of the morning and the first thing I notice is the audible change. Seven years ago the traffic communicated with each other using their horns. The more beeps of the horn signified the greater the potential ...

Time to relax, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Time to relax

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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... here as in India. We are able to sleep in a little bit which is nice. Rick hasn't left the hotel room yet to check out Thailand but i have done a little bit of exploring. The weather is hot and muggy with a quick rain shower a couple of times a day ...

Back Home to Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Back Home to Bangkok

A travel blog entry by dane

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We were exhausted.  Derek flew off to Tokyo for a day-trip, then he was heading back home.  Lindsey and I caught a late flight back to Bangkok and were thrilled to be back home.  Our cab ride was $6 and our comfortable bed was waiting for ...

Floating Market, Samut Songkhram, Thailand, Samut Songkhram, Thailand travel blog

Floating Market, Samut Songkhram, Thailand

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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... market is only open in the morning.  Ugh!)  I understand floating markets are an endangered form of exchange in Thailand as many village people are migrating to use larger markets in the cities.  So there are fewer of these left, and ...

Temptation Island, Koh Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

Temptation Island

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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With visits to Railay and now Phi Phi, I've fallen into the comfortable habit of returning to places I've been in the past. Probably not the best idea for a trip like this, but they're both spectacular places and with the aftermath of the tsunami, almost ...

Wat Pho, Temple of the Reclining Buddha, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Wat Pho, Temple of the Reclining Buddha

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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Wat Pho, The Temple of the Reclining Buddha.  The temple is also known as the birthplace of traditional Thai Massage.  Now one of my favorite things, for only $6/hr I confess I've indulged in twice weekly massages for the past three ...

Jungle Bells (CONTAINS VIDEO), Near Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Jungle Bells (CONTAINS VIDEO)

A travel blog entry by jambo

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... people are part of the Karen tribe, so they speak their own language and don't have a lot of contact with mainstream Thailand. As soon as the sun goes down, the temperature drops dramatically. From shorts and singlet weather during the day, within ...

I'd like to be, under the sea..., Bangkok and the island of Ko Tao (and Bangkok again), Thailand travel blog

I'd like to be, under the sea...

A travel blog entry by mimmik

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A big milestone has been passed as, after many years of thinking about it and saying 'one day...', I've made the plunge--as it were!--and got my open water PADI certificate, so it's official now--I CAN breathe underwater and still live to tell about it! ...

Goodbye to Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Goodbye to Bangkok

A travel blog entry by catters

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Well back in Bangkok, my home away from home! Time for a couple of huge nights, kicking around with a cool Dutch girl, Yvonne, and a slightly odd German bloke, Michael. After a late arrival my first night was a random night of drinking in the Bangkok ...

Miss KKU, Khon Kaen, Thailand travel blog

Miss KKU

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... home of somtam and sticky rice which I had to agree was pretty good here. Leaving Jojo at Khon Kaen University I spotted a sign for a Miss Khon Kaen University competition and also wished I was a student in Thailand when I was at university ...

Happy Birthday, Phayakkhaphum Phisai, Thailand travel blog

Happy Birthday

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... also needing scoffed, a tough job but someone had to do it. At least it confirmed yesterdays one extra candle thing so guessing Thailand is not the place to come for a birthday if already feeling old. They also gave me a clock as a present which was ...

Escape to Thailand, Sungai Kolok, Thailand travel blog

Escape to Thailand

A travel blog entry by cleff

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Giving Thanks for Life Abroad, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Giving Thanks for Life Abroad

A travel blog entry by lisa-ashley

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... . The only globalization I like is the kind that deals with cuisine. I'm thankful for the Italian, Greek, and Mexican restaurants in Thailand - all of which i've eaten at in the past week. Thai people have a serious case of vertigo - or at least ...

Ping pong-ing along!, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Ping pong-ing along!

A travel blog entry by tomandcharlie

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... like the Littlest Hobo we just keep moving on and the next stop for Tom 'n' Charlie's fun bus after India takes us to Thailand. We arrived in Bangkok and within 10 minutes we'd already seen more Westerners than in the past 10 weeks! Charlie was sad ...

Bureaucracy, Buddhas and Goodbyes in Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Bureaucracy, Buddhas and Goodbyes in Bangkok

A travel blog entry by you_know_zo

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... very nicely not to touch me... We gave them 100 Baht each and were kindly asked to leave... it's all part of the Thailand experience!! A lot of time in Bangkok was spent walking up and down the famous Khao San Road, which is lined on both ...

A week of rest, Koh Samui, Thailand travel blog

A week of rest

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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After getting our diving certificate and celebrating x-mas on Koh Tao we said by to our friends Thomas and Louise and got back on the ferry for a horrible ride to Koh Samui. We had to first stop at Koh Phangan, switch boats and then ride onto Koh Samui. ...

Monkeying Around, Khao Yai National Park, Thailand travel blog

Monkeying Around

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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Could it be? Cereal for breakfast? No Rice? Err...No. I spied the box of cornflakes sticking out of the shopping bag beside the kitchen as I hurried through expecting to relive my 3 and half month cereal hankering to sit down to a big bowl of...rice! ...

Bridge over the river Kwai, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

Bridge over the river Kwai

A travel blog entry by mills-mcshea

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... film 'The Bridge over the River Kwai' and was the location of POW camps set up by the Japanese to build a railway between Thailand and Burma to support the war front (world war II). The conditions were awful and over 250,000 people died building the ...

Last Day of School, Phayakkhaphum Phisai, Thailand travel blog

Last Day of School

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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Due to some big regional budget meeting seminar type group thing at the school today we were there the earliest ever for my last day given me time to scribble down some notes for the inevitable leaving speech I'm sure they would have me make - have come ...

The King of Thailand and the Royal Barge rehearsal, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

The King of Thailand and the Royal Barge rehearsal

A travel blog entry by paul

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... scheme that every year successfully delivers rain to drought affected areas. There are so many interesting stories about the king. Thailand's hill tribe people are an amazing and interesting but very poor group of people. They have a variety of ...

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